There are currently 4 planets in retrograde

Solar kp index is unsettled. Retrograde effects slightly enhanced. Solar Speed high. Retrograde effects significantly increased!

Mercury is moving from Libra to Scorpio.

Mercury is moving from Libra to Scorpio.


Mercury is moving from Libra to Scorpio in the next 24 hours.

A day on the surface of Mercury lasts 176 Earth days, but a year on Mercury takes only 88 Earth days!

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 Mars is in retrograde at 25 Ari 27' 41"

Mars is another one that is understood pretty well by way of a scientific fact. Though we often talk about you know, colonies on Mars and such, these have not ended well, usually. Humanity’s been trying to get up close and personal with the red planet since about 1960 or so and often, these things fail before they even get started. In fact, in 1999, the most infamous $193 million failure was due to some confusion when well, some were using the superior metric system and others were not. Since the turn of the century, however, only 1 of 12 missions has failed but historically: there’s been about a 50/50 change something’s going to go totally sideways. Kinda what you get for naming the moons Deimos and Phobos, really- panic and fear don’t usually make for great insights.

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 Uranus is in retrograde at 09 Tau 54' 52"

Uranus smells bad.

Look, I had to get that out of the way. It probably will not be the last but, if you have ever known an Aquarius, wordplay involving this mispronunciation is absolutely appropriate. Uranus rules Aquarius, by the way (if Aquarius would ever admit to anything ruling it). This is another one of those outer planets we can’t really see without some help. Discovered in 1781 by William Herschel, it again denotes things nobody really wants to admit but everyone knows are there. Like that odd smell in the open office. Is someone cooking fish in the microwave again or did you just indulge in a milkshake at lunch when you knew you probably shouldn’t? Who knows?

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 Neptune is in retrograde at 19 Pis 04' 15"

As the farthest known planet from the Sun in our solar system, Neptune, the 8th planet’s astronomical description is entirely appropriate to its astrological. It’s the densest giant planet and it moves very slowly. In astrology, it rules Pisces and is considered the planet of deception, spirituality, illusion, and addiction. It’s not all bad, though- as with other things, the flip sides are the good sides and intuition, dreams, sensitivity, mercy and compassion also fall under its auspices.

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 Pluto is in retrograde at 22 Cap 29' 35"

When people write about Pluto, they almost always point out that in Roman mythology, this was the god of the underworld. I think that might be underplaying things just a bit. If you take it back to the earlier version, the Greek, you might get a better idea of what this represents: Hades. Of course in this respect, we’re talking about a God but, the place about sums it up, too. In essence, though, your own personal Hades. Of course, knowledge of Pluto gets just a bit murky on the planetary front when you look at astrology- and I have always found it just a little odd how so many paint the astrology of this planet as ancient when in fact, we didn’t even discover it until 1930. A little kid named it, incidentally, it’s a great story.

Find out more about Pluto in retrograde.

PlanetStationary (retrograde)OppositionStationary (direct)Notes
Mercury13 October, 202024 October, 20203 November, 2020water
Mercury30 January, 202120 February, 2021air
Mercury29 May, 202122 June, 2021air
Mercury27 September, 202118 October, 2021air
Mercury14 January, 20223 February, 2022air
Mercury10 May, 20222 June, 2022air
Mercury9 September, 20222 October, 2022air
Mercury29 December, 202218 January, 2023earth
Venus19 December, 202129 January, 2022in earth-sign Capricorn
Venus22 July, 202323 September, 2023in fire-sign Leo
Venus1 March, 202512 April, 2025Begins in fire-sign Aries, ends in water-sign Pisces
Mars9 September, 202013 October, 202014 November, 2020in fire-sign Aries
Mars30 October, 202212 January, 2023in air-sign Gemini
Mars6 December, 202423 February, 2025Begins in air-sign Leo ends in water-sign Cancer
Jupiter14 May, 202013 July, 202013 September, 2020
Jupiter20 June, 202118 October, 2021
Saturn11 May, 202021 July, 202029 September, 2020
Saturn23 May, 202123 July, 202110 October, 2021
Uranus15 August, 202031 October, 202014 January, 2021
Uranus19 August, 202118 January, 2022
Neptune23 June, 202011 September, 202029 November, 2020
Neptune25 June, 202113 September, 20211 December, 2021
Pluto25 April, 20204 October, 2020
Pluto27 April, 20216 October, 2021

Planetary Positions

29 September 2020 at 10:22 GMT

chart wheel
Sun06 Lib 44' 01"
Moon09 Pis 36' 29"
Mercury02 Sco 19' 39"
Venus26 Leo 00' 40"
Mars25 Ari 27' 41" R
Jupiter17 Cap 50' 18"
Saturn25 Cap 20' 14"
Uranus09 Tau 54' 52" R
Neptune19 Pis 04' 15" R
Pluto22 Cap 29' 35" R

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